XLRI announces admission to three-year part-time, Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM-BM) Program for Working Executives & Business Owners for 2013-16
- Last date of receipt of application with payments is 28 February, 2013
· Candidates with minimum two years of work experience after graduation can apply for this programme.
· The fee structure for this programme is Rs.8.5 lakhs to be paid in installments as decided by the institute.
- The AICTE approved programme ‘Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Working Executives & Business Owners’ is a three year, part-time, evening program in Business Management designed and developed for working professionals and business owners, aims to impart highest quality management education while continuing with their current work.
- Course commences from May 2013 at the XLRI Campus, involves 900+ hours of classroom interactions spread over 3 academic years.
21st February, 2013: XLRI, one of the premier B-Schools in India announces admission to the ‘Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDM-BM) Program for Working Executives & Business Owners’ for the batch 2013 to 2016. The three year, part-time, evening programme, approved by AICTE, imparts the rigor of a full-time programme through 900 plus hours of class room interaction, but spread over 3 academic years to accommodate the time-constraints of a working executive or a business owner. It allows the working professionals, who are willing to stretch out a bit, to acquire the highest quality management education while continuing with their current work.
The Last date of receipt of application with payments is 28th February, 2013 and the interviews will take place from 3rd to 14thApril, 2013.
Fr. E Abraham S.J., Director of XLRI commented on the announcement “The programme has been designed to facilitate two-way learning. The students can get many opportunities to apply the conceptual insights gained in the classroom to their respective workplace on a day-to-day basis while participating in the programme. The programme also attempts to balance the work-life pressures and classroom-learning rigour for students by scheduling the class timings during late evenings and weekends, thereby providing breaks in-between terms, and reducing academic work-load during financial year endings”.
The fees of the programme amounts to Rs. 8.5 lakhs, is payable in installments as decided by the institute. The classes are scheduled to commence from May, 2013.
“Doing an evening programme of PGDBM at XLRI is the best thing that I have done in my academic career. It did not only widen my perspective but also gave in-depth academic knowledge of the business world. Professionals in Jamshedpur are indeed fortunate for getting an opportunity of doing such a programme in a world class Institution like XLRI without taking any break from work. I have personally benefited immensely in advancement of my career by using the knowledge gained during this programme”, said, Mr. Pradeep Srivastava, MD, The Indian Steel & Wire Products Limited (A Subsidiary of Tata Steel Ltd) and an alumnus of the programme.
Candidates who have completed three years of Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline, recognized by a University or a Deemed University and a minimum of two years of relevant work experience in organizations , in supervisory/executive role in organizations or a business owner as on 30th April 2013 are eligible to apply for this programme. Applicants are not required to take XAT or any common entrance examination for this programme; however, if the applicants have appeared in any of the well established, credible management entrance examination in the last two years, they are encouraged to send their scores along with the application. Candidates called for the personal interview may be asked to take a brief general aptitude test along with the interview.